Thread: llrnet 64 bit
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Old 2008-07-19, 08:21   #5
benjackson
 
Aug 2007
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Originally Posted by balachmar View Post
ok, just used the binary that I compiled on a x86 system and it runs fine under 64bit. Didn't know that that would work.
Thanks for the help!
That's the beauty of x86-64, the 64bit part is essentially a bunch of extra registers and a couple more instructions, the x86 part is still there fully intact. It's really the only way the industry could have transitioned to 64bit with the way the software world has been the last 15 years or so *cough*wintel*cough*. Not that x86 is a very good instruction set in the first place.... :P
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